• Using motion study to drive the movement of a line

    I have two similar objects that pivot about the same axis in an assembly. At a similar radius there is a 3D Sketch of a line between the two similar objects. The end points of this line are defined but the length is n...
    Michael Boltri
    last modified by Michael Boltri
  • 16:9 Aspect Ratio

    Hello,    When exporting a video in SW 2017, I am able to choose a custom aspect ratio (width : height).  However, is there a way to show this earlier on so I do not have to guess and check the visibl...
    Harrison Johnson
    last modified by Harrison Johnson
  • Editing Multiple Linear motor Segments

    I have a motion/Animation that I'm doing. I have several Linear motors in it that I'm controlling with Segmented motion. Is there a way to edit ALL of the motor segment graphs at the same time?   Thanks
    Matt Juric
    created by Matt Juric
  • Motion analysis of spinning ring, calculate torque required inc. air resistance

    Hey guys, kind of a newbie at this Solidworks game, and im kinda stuck! (of course)   So basically I have this designed below, its already been manufactured and works great. I did some initial torque calculation...
    Oliver Peel
    last modified by Oliver Peel
  • Animation, Basic Motion and Motion analysis?

    First Can someone direct me to a decent tutorial or video or something on approaches to setting up motion analysis.   What I'm attempting to do. I have a Part on a table. That table is sitting on a pivot/Ax...
    Matt Juric
    last modified by Matt Juric
  • force-displacement input

    Hi,  I would like to create a "custom" spring that will mimic the input of a solenoid which has a very non-linear response. Does anyone have a workaround for this type of input? It would be nice if you could...
    Brett Bell
    created by Brett Bell
  • Why there is no animation/motion study option in my solidworks? the tools are also missing.

    Rakibul Islam Prince
    last modified by Rakibul Islam Prince
  • Importing Data to Motion Study

    I am on a FSAE team and we have sensors which allow us to measure the motion of the wheels. This directly relates to a specific distance between two points in our cad model. I can make a motion study of the vehicle an...
    Julian Sowa
    last modified by Julian Sowa
  • Motion studies fail to calculate after adding new component

    I am working with Motion Analysis motion studies and I am generally able to build a study that works properly.  I continue to add motors and tasks and it continues to be successful.  Then I realize that I wo...
    Tommy Stypula
    last modified by Tommy Stypula
  • How can a motor stop when the lever reaches a "no penetration" wall

    Hello Community!   I am trying to make a simulation of a robotic hand grasping a ball and after this, different objects. I would like to reduce the problem to just one finger. Let's suppose that the finger is fi...
    David Dragomir
    last modified by David Dragomir
  • Change left to right position of assembly in frame of animation

    Hi, I am trying to export an animation video of an assembly that I created. The issue is that when I export the video the assembly shows up on the far right side of the frame instead of right in the middle of the vide...
    Brendan Schuler
    last modified by Brendan Schuler
  • Motion Studies the bodies are not touching even with bodies defined

    Hi All   I am Trying to to a study between a sphere hitting a glass pane. It works well on the basic motion, however when I set the motion analysis, the sphere just goes through the glass without causing any ef...
    Carlos Ferreira
    last modified by Carlos Ferreira
  • Motion of a Point in an Assembly not available in 2019 SP3 ???

    Hi,   I am using SW 2019 Premium SP3.   According to the documentation (2019 SOLIDWORKS Help - Tracing the Motion of a Point in an Assembly ), it should be possible to draw the trajectory of a point d...
    Jean-Michel Melkonian
    last modified by Jean-Michel Melkonian
  • Inverse movement of a part stablished in exploded view, in motion study

    In an assembly, with many other assembly parts in it, I made an exploded view of a particular assembly and a part that is exploded vertically, when displayed in the motion study, moves horizontally, the movement is in...
    Alondra Rios
    last modified by Alondra Rios
  • Stroke Length of spring/damper in motion analysis

    how to set the stroke length of spring/damper in motion analysis? Thanks 
    Saisha Kashyap
    last modified by Saisha Kashyap
  • Number of Elements Problem Motion Analysis

    Hi everybody,  i am working with motion  and try to get our model into a motion analysis.   I do get the following message quite a lot:   " Number of new element states 2 doesn't match nu...
    Andreas Hermann
    created by Andreas Hermann
  • Can you program a Universal Robot with SolidWorks Motion?

    We have a new Universal Robot system and will be introducing more into our assembly environment.   Can I do motion studies in SolidWorks and save out the robot path info in a format that can be imported into the...
    Anna Wood
    last modified by Anna Wood
  • How can I get the Edrawing to follow the interpolation I set for animation

    I am exporting an animation to edrawing in Solidworks and we want the views to snap.  I used the interpolation mode and it works in the solidworks program but still pans between views in when viewed in the edrawi...
    Parker Hatfield
    last modified by Parker Hatfield
  • How to hide and show parts during animation

    Please advise how I can hide one part and show another part during animation. The best  I could do for now was to make the parts transparent. I would like part Billet2(2) to be hidden at the start of the animati...
    Feroz Mahomed
    last modified by Feroz Mahomed
  • How to use physical dynamics with Limit Angle mates?

    Hello, im trying to animate the motion of a seeder. It consists of the main cylindtical body which spins clockwise while the white roller assembly stays fixed. The L-bars need to collide against the white roller and b...
    Mohammed Firozhusein
    last modified by Mohammed Firozhusein